Available in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook. This book has 175 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1909.
A series of lectures by William James, given at Manchester College in 1909, on the present situation in Philosophy. From the first lecture: 'As these lectures are meant to be public, and so few, I have assumed all very special problems to be excluded, and some topic of general interest required. Fortunately, our age seems to be growing philosophical again — still in the ashes live the wonted fires. Oxford, long the seed-bed, for the english world, of the idealism inspired by Kant and Hegel, has recently become the nursery of a very different way of thinking.'
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